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March 4th, 2010
10:00 AM ET

Is the filibuster busted?

(CNN) – A late-night vote in the Senate this week is putting an old-school tactic back in the spotlight: the filibuster. But we didn't see hours of talking-on-end and there were no senators napping on cots.

So what's changed? Has the filibuster lost its political punch? Our Jim Acosta has the report for our original series, "Broken Government."

Filed under: Broken Government • Politics
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